Tuesday morning UK news briefing: Today’s top headlines from The Telegraph

Welcome to your early morning news briefing from The Telegraph – a round-up of the top stories we are covering on Tuesday. To receive twice-daily briefings by email, sign up to our Front Page newsletter for free.

1. Vaccine passports to push young into getting Covid vaccinations

Vaccine passports will be required by law in England for the first time, Boris Johnson said on Monday, in a bid to increase Covid vaccine uptake among the young.

The Prime Minister announced that everyone who wants to go to a nightclub from the end of September will have to show proof of having received two doses of a Covid vaccine. Read the full story.

2. Prince Harry to write ‘intimate and heartfelt’ memoir

The Duke of Sussex is to publish an intimate memoir of his life, which he has vowed will be “accurate and wholly truthful”.

The book, to be released late next year, will share the “definitive account” of his “experiences, adventures, losses, and life lessons”, publisher Penguin Random House announced on Monday night. Read the full story.

3. UK weather: Met Office issues first ever ‘extreme heat’ warning

The Met Office has issued its first "extreme heat" warning as it says Britons in parts of the UK are at risk of sunburn and dehydration.

The amber warning – which is similar to those issued when heavy rain or snow is forecast – covers a large part of Wales, all of south-west England and parts of southern and central England, and will remain in force until the end of Thursday. Read the full story.

4. ‘Hellish noise’ from parties at London flat owned by Vatican angers neighbours

The Vatican has been embroiled in a row with neighbours of a luxury flat it owns in London over what has been described as “hellish noise” caused by parties.

The property, in one of London’s most exclusive addresses, was bought by the Vatican in 2014 and is advertised for rent by an intermediary company for £30,000 per week. Read the full story.

5. Premier League player arrested on suspicion of child sex offences

A Premier League footballer has been arrested on suspicion of child sex offences and suspended by his club, it was revealed on Monday night.

The player, who Telegraph Sport cannot name for legal reasons, was arrested last week by Greater Manchester Police and was released on bail pending further enquiries. Read the full story.

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